Tomato-Free, Pasta Sauce

After hearing great feedback on the tomato-free salsas, I took it one step further to make tomato–free, pasta sauce! All using the nutritious and delicious zucchini we’ve talked about before.
Use this for pastas, pizzas, or a nice dip!

Ingredients:

  • 3 zucchinis
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1/3 cup olive oil (may need less for the right consistency)
  • 2 tsp dried basil
  • 2 tsp dried oregano

Preparation:

  • Dice zucchini and onions
  • Mince garlic
  • Heat and oil a skillet
  • Add the cut, fresh vegetables
  • Cover pan with a lid to steam until tender
  • Remove pan from heat and let cool
  • Add to a blender and puree
  • Add dried basil and oregano
  • Slowly add olive oil till desired consistency

GFCF, SF, EF, DF

Legend:

  • GFCF – gluten free casein free
  • SF – soy  free
  • DF – dairy free
  • EF – egg free
  • Tomato free

Now you’re ready to serve it up with pasta or zucchini noodles, pizza or flatbreads, and more!

20 Comments

  1. UsapGal

    i love zucchinis! this will be great

  2. lavspciy

    it works pretty well actually

  3. ricepass

    yeah i don’t miss the tomatoes at all

  4. UsapGal

    can we do this with bell peppers? feel like it would be good

  5. lavspciy

    you can try

  6. brown0ban

    this sounds like blasphemy, substituting for tomatoes

  7. lavspciy

    some people don’t do well with tomatoes, or bell peppers….nightshades

  8. brown0ban

    uhh nightshades?

  9. lavspciy

    something in them causes inflammation. for some

  10. brown0ban

    that’s wild

  11. twitpuw

    nightshades sound so sinister

  12. yellowpadf

    but they’re bright and colorful!

  13. lotuspink

    ^that’s a good point right there. the more color the better!

  14. swipun

    Yes, i heard eating more colors gives you a wider variety of nutrients.

  15. twitpuw

    that’s so cool. plants really are amazing

  16. lavspciy

    should try going vegetarian

  17. twitpuw

    whoa slow your horses, meat is still pretty amazing

  18. swipun

    ^I standby this message

  19. lotuspink

    phytochemicals! eating more colors from different plants provide more phtyochemicals that act as antioxidants

  20. twitpuw

    do french fries and potatoes count?? hahah

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